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  1. Here is the weekly clip report: The ASCO Post “Stand Up To Cancer Launches ‘Cancer Interception’ Teams to Detect and Treat Cancer at Earliest Stages” http://www.ascopost.com/issues/november-25-2017/stand-up-to-cancer-launches-cancer-interception-teams-to-detect-and-treat-cancer-at-earliest-stages/ Stanford Medicine News Center “Stanford Scientists among Those Funded by Stand Up To Cancer” https://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2017/11/stanford-scientists-among-those-funded-by-stand-up-to-cancer.html Immuno-Oncology News “Imfinzi Increases Time for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer to Progress, Phase 3 Trial Shows” https://immuno-oncologynews.com/2017/11/28/phase-3-trial-shows-imfinzi-lengthens-time-for-non-small-cell-lung-cancer-to-return/ Targeted Oncology “Ahead of NSCLC Approval Decision, FDA Now Weighing Durvalumab Data in NEJM” http://www.targetedonc.com/news/ahead-of-nsclc-approval-decision-fda-now-weighing-durvalumab-data-in-nejm OncLive “Immunotherapy to Have Emerging Role in Squamous Cell Lung Cancer” http://www.onclive.com/web-exclusives/immunotherapy-to-have-emerging-role-in-squamous-cell-lung-cancer Business Wire “Impassioned Lung Cancer Survivors Join Your Cancer Game Plan, Merck to Advocate for Others Facing This Highly Stigmatized Disease” http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171129005025/en/Impassioned-Lung-Cancer-Survivors-Join-Cancer-Game The Baltimore Sun “Life After Lung Cancer: How One Survivor is Fighting for Others” http://www.baltimoresun.com/bp/blt-ara-31849-life-after-lung-cancer-how-one-survivor-is-fighting-for-others-20171129-adstory.html National Press Club “Life After Cancer: Addressing Survivorship in Cancer Care” http://www.press.org/events/life-after-cancer-addressing-survivorship-cancer-care Markets Insider “Biocept and UC San Diego Medical Center Announce Clinical Study Collaboration to Demonstrate Utility of Biocept’s Liquid Biopsy Test in Immunotherapy” http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/Biocept-and-UC-San-Diego-Medical-Center-Announce-Clinical-Study-Collaboration-to-Demonstrate-Utility-of-Biocept-s-Liquid-Biopsy-Test-in-Immunotherapy-1009786790 Medical Xpress “Two-Drug Combination May Boost Immunotherapy Response in Lung Cancer Patients” https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-11-two-drug-combination-boost-immunotherapy-responses.html Reuters “FDA Aims to Approve More Drugs Based on Early Clinical Data” https://www.reuters.com/article/us-fda-hearing-testimony/fda-aims-to-approve-more-drugs-based-on-early-clinical-data-idUSKBN1DU2DS Healio “Eight Important Updates in Lung Cancer” https://www.healio.com/hematology-oncology/lung-cancer/news/online/{56102e9b-63d2-4eea-8859-01b452dbe2b3}/eight-important-updates-in-lung-cancer Investor’s Business Daily “This Biotech Launched to a Record High on Cancer Test Approval” https://www.investors.com/news/technology/this-biotech-launched-to-a-record-high-on-cancer-test-approval/ DOD Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs “Melissa Crouse – Lung Cancer Warrior, Mentor and Advocate” http://cdmrp.army.mil/cwg/stories/2017/melissa_crouse_profile Business Wire “FDA Approves Foundation Medicine’s FoundationOne Cdx, the First and Only Comprehensive Genomic Profiling Test for All Solid Tumors Incorporating Multiple Companion Diagnostics” http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171130006320/en/FDA-Approves-Foundation-Medicine’s-FoundationOne-CDx™-Comprehensive Markets Insider “Advocates Reveal Cancer Survivorship Challenges and Resources During National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s Patient Advocacy Summit” http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/Advocates-Reveal-Cancer-Survivorship-Challenges-and-Resources-during-National-Comprehensive-Cancer-Network-s-Patient-Advocacy-Summit-1010204005
  2. Receiving a diagnosis of cancer leaves most patients numb, afraid, confused and full of questions. Why did this happen? Where do I go for help? What’s next? Katie Brown, VP of Support and Survivorship Programs at LUNGevity, is a cancer survivor and Certified Patient Navigator. https://www.patientpower.info/video/how-a-patient-navigator-can-help-you
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    The National HOPE Summit takes place each Spring and kicks off Lung Cancer HOPE Month in May. This year At HOPE Summit, participants learn, collaborate, advocate, and share their stories about living with lung cancer. The summit features inspirational speakers, medical expert forums, lung cancer survivor-specific sessions, and opportunities for lung cancer survivors to connect with other survivors. There are sessions for both those in active treatment and those out of treatment to address their specific needs. In addition to lung cancer survivors, caregivers and medical professionals wanting to learn more about lung cancer survivorship are also welcome to register. Click here to learn more about National HOPE Summit!
  4. I recently read a quote from a cancer survivor about online support. "When I stumble, there are so many virtual hands to catch me.” This is the same sentiment that has been expressed about LUNGevity’s Lung Cancer Support Community and the many support groups on Facebook. People impacted by lung cancer can come online and be embraced by others who have walked the same journey and who understand what they may be going thru. There is power in the written word and from receiving support from a group of people. Building a community of support can help you feel less alone in the cancer journey. But there are times when people need more. For example, newly diagnosed patients and their families often feel overwhelmed with the medical process, uncertainties and fears and they need additional support. Some people are not active social media users. Some people need more than virtual hands to catch them. What they need is a strong hand to hold onto. Those are the people who benefit from the personalized support of LUNGevity’s LifeLine Support Mentor Program. The program, originating from the Lung Cancer Support Community “Support Buddy Program”, is in its 14th year of helping people. Based on individual needs, LifeLine has supported people online, through email and by telephone. A personalized match is made between a survivor mentor and a patient and they begin their supportive relationship based on commonalities whenever possible, like age range, gender and stage and type of lung cancer. LifeLine also matches caregivers and family members to other more seasoned caregivers and family members. Oftentimes caregivers and families bear the brunt of the responsibility of caring for their loved ones physical, emotional and financial needs and neglect caring for themselves. Those caring individuals we call co-survivors need support too. We’ve matched survivors, patients and caregivers from across the country. We’ve matched people at our annual HOPE Summits and we are a resources for many hospitals, clinics and social workers. Here’s what one support seeker said. “It’s amazing. I never knew anyone with a lung cancer diagnosis, now I’m matched with someone like me who has survived these same treatments. She gives me so much hope.” If you or someone you know has been impacted by lung cancer and would like to request a LifeLine Support Mentor or if you would like to volunteer to become a LifeLine Mentor, please visit www.lungevity.org/lifeline Visit our website here if you would like to request materials.
  5. Join LUNGevity for Columbus Regional HOPE Summit! Saturday, October 29, 2016 The Boat House at Confluence Park 679 W. Spring Street, Columbus, OH 43215 LUNGevity HOPE Summits are unique national and regional survivorship conferences that educate, empower, and create a community of support for lung cancer survivors. At HOPE Summits, LUNGevity serves as a bridge between patients, their families, and the medical and support communities. While lung cancer survivors are encouraged and invited to attend, caregivers and medical professionals wanting to learn more about lung cancer survivorship are also welcome. All conference sessions will be geared toward those living with a lung cancer diagnosis. The summit is free to attend, but registration is required. For more information and to register online, visit www,lungevity.org/columbushope
  6. Join LUNGevity for Detroit Regional HOPE Summit! Saturday, October 8, 2016 Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center400 Renaissance Drive, Detroit, MI 48243 LUNGevity HOPE Summits are unique national and regional survivorship conferences that educate, empower, and create a community of support for lung cancer survivors. At HOPE Summits, LUNGevity serves as a bridge between patients, their families, and the medical and support communities. While lung cancer survivors are encouraged and invited to attend, caregivers and medical professionals wanting to learn more about lung cancer survivorship are also welcome. All conference sessions will be geared toward those living with a lung cancer diagnosis. The summit is free to attend, but registration is required. For more information and to register online, visit www,lungevity.org/detroithope
  7. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2015 MARRIOTT PORTLAND DOWNTOWN WATERFRONT, 1401 SW NAITO PARKWAY, PORTLAND, OR 97201 A survivorship conference for anyone who has ever been diagnosed with lung cancer Saturday, September 12, 2015 LOCATION Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront 1401 SW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR 97201 SCHEDULE 10:00 am - 4:00 pm - Conference sessions 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Networking reception ABOUT REGIONAL HOPE SUMMIT NORTHWEST LUNGevity HOPE Summits are unique national and regional survivorship conferences that educate, empower, and create a community of support for lung cancer survivors. At HOPE Summits, LUNGevity serves as a bridge between patients, their families, and the medical and support communities. While lung cancer survivors are encouraged and invited to attend, caregivers and medical professionals wanting to learn more about lung cancer survivorship are also welcome. All conference sessions will be geared toward those who have been diagnosed with lung cancer. The summit is free to attend, but registration is required to save your seat. The featured expert speaker will be Dr. Jeremy Cetnar of Oregon Health & Science University.
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